Which Hazards Top OSHA’s 10 Most-Cited Safety Violations List?
Kim Slowey | Construction Dive
Some things never change, and that can be said for almost all of the entries on OSHA’s 2018 top 10 Most Frequently Cited Violations list. In fact, eight of the most violated standards by all industries were on last year’s list, and the top four — fall protection, hazard communication, scaffolds and respiratory protection — have been on the list since the agency started compiling it in 2015.
The list covers violations that OSHA issued during fiscal year Oct. 1, 2017 through Sept. 30, 2018, but the data is preliminary. Here is a breakdown of the total number of violations per standard (includes all industries) as well as details about each standard…(Read the full story)